The materials in this collection were donated to the law school by General Eugene Phillips. From the collection donation letter dated June 9, 1949:

''The University of Georgia is one of 12 repositories in the United States where complete records of the Nurnberg war crimes trials will be permanently available for study and reference.

Brigadier General Telford Taylor, U.S. Chief of Counsel for War Crimes, announced that duplicate copies of all official records of the war crimes Tribunals records have been sent to the library of the University Law School.

Other institutions where the documents will be stored include Duke University, the University of California, University of Washington Law School, the United States Military Academy at WestPoint, N.Y., University of North Dakota, Harvard Law School, the Hoover Library of Stanford University, North Western University, the University of Arkansas, New York City Public Library, and the library of the United Nations at Lake Success, N.Y.

Original court archives will be stored in the Library of Congress in Washington.

Law School and other University of Georgia students will also have access to a 50-volumeprinted set of the official records of the International Military Tribunal, which sentenced Hermann Goering and other top Hitler aides to death for war crimes, and a 15-volume set of records of the12 subsequent trials prosecuted by General Taylor.

The legal records were presented to the University by Maj. Eugene Phillips, Military Government public information chief, who is a 1939 graduate of the Henry W. Grady School of Journalism. Chancellor Harmon W. Caldwell accepted the war crimes volumes on behalf of the University. After cataloguing, the collection of Nurnberg documents will be displayed on a special shelf in the University Law School Library.

Dean J. Alton Hosch of the Law School, in a letter to Maj. Phillips said: "The School of Law certainly appreciates your interest in sending us these valuable documents. In time they may be a large part of the developing jurisprudence of the future. To that end, we shall cherish and preserve them."


Submissions from 1947


General Index of the Record of the Prosecution's Case, International Military Tribunal

Submissions from 1946

Decision and Judgment Vol. II (Pt. 2)


Legal Findings of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg

Decision and Judgment Vol. II (Pt. 1), International Military Tribunal


Decision and Judgment Vol. I (Pt. 1), International Military Tribunal


Decision and Judgment Vol. I (Pt. 2), International Military Tribunal


Closing Address, Robert H. Jackson


Dissent, I.T. Nikitchenko


Final Statement, Roman A. Rudenko

Submissions from 1945




Opening Statement for the United States of America, Robert H. Jackson